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Why UnitedHealth’s Profit Outlook Could Be Brighter Than It Seems

Why UnitedHealth’s Profit Outlook Could Be Brighter Than It Seems

UnitedHealth Group's profit outlook for next year was slightly below Wall Street estimates. That might not be as disappointing as it sounds. The insurance giant, which is the largest component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, [said Monday](https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/2022/2022-11-28-business-outlook-investor-conference.html) it expects to earn between $23.15 and $23.65 a share next year. Analysts are looking for $23.86 a share, according to FactSet data. Recent history suggest